Southwest (AZ NM OK TX)

China’s Texas Hold ’Em: Chemical Plants Flank Historic Black Community

"TEXAS CITY, Texas — Renetta Trylas had not heard about plans to build one of the world’s largest methanol plants less than 3 miles from her neighborhood, even though it has been more than six months since the land was leased by Chinese entrepreneurs behind the project."

Source: Aljazeera America, 04/17/2015

Agenda for SEJ's 25th Annual Conference

Environmental Journalism 2015 wraps up today. We and our host, the University of Oklahoma, thank you. It's critically important to SEJ to gather evidence on the impact of our work. Please help us to keep SEJ strong and share links, photos, copies of reporting generated or informed by this conference! Send your story links to Cindy MacDonald, SEJ's Web content manager.

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Image (top left): Friday's opening plenary; see coverage.


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